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Sovereign Debt Index

The Sovereign Debt Index is a long-term study into trends in government indebtedness around the world, the investment opportunities this provides and the risks it presents.

Global Dividend Index

The first of its kind, quarterly, long-term study into global dividend trends.

Latest Insights

How will Asian property stocks fare in 2021?

How will Asian property stocks fare in 2021?

Portfolio managers Tim Gibson and Xin Yan Low review what has been a tumultuous year for listed property and discuss the risks and opportunities in the year ahead.

China: what can investors expect in the year of the metal ox?

China: what can investors expect in the year of the metal ox?

China equities manager May Ling Wee highlights the key opportunities and risks facing the asset class in 2021.

ESG in 2021: closing the expectations gap

ESG in 2021: closing the expectations gap

Antony Marsden, Head of Governance and Responsible Investment, explores key themes related to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing in 2021.

A step closer to a digital future

A step closer to a digital future

Portfolio Manager Denny Fish explains how this past year brought the global economy closer to a digital future.

Multi-asset outlook 2021 – all change

Multi-asset outlook 2021 – all change

News of game-changing vaccines have heralded a dramatic change in expectations for markets and the economy in 2021. Paul O’Connor, Head of the UK-based Multi Asset Team, considers the rationale behind this optimism.

What is next for US large cap growth equities?

What is next for US large cap growth equities?

Portfolio Manager Doug Rao explains the current dynamic in large cap growth equities and evaluates the outlook moving forward.

The speed of change in emerging markets is unknown but the direction is not

The speed of change in emerging markets is unknown but the direction is not

Daniel Graña argues that country analysis should remain a key focus for emerging market investors given the implications from COVID-19 and a less supportive international trade environment.

Could the shift to value propel European equities in 2021?

Could the shift to value propel European equities in 2021?

John Bennett, Director of European Equities, shares his view on the outlook for European equities in 2021.

Are Asian equities set for change in 2021?

Are Asian equities set for change in 2021?

Andrew Gillan, Head of Asia ex Japan Equities, reviews what has been an eventful year for Asian markets and discusses how his portfolios are positioned for uncertainty in 2021

Global real estate: perception is not reality

Global real estate: perception is not reality

Portfolio managers Guy Barnard, Tim Gibson and Greg Kuhl highlight how investor misconceptions are creating attractive opportunities and why an active, selective approach could be the most rewarding.

Long-term tech themes set to be powerful drivers in 2021

Long-term tech themes set to be powerful drivers in 2021

Alison Porter, Graeme Clark and Richard Clode from the Global Technology Leaders Team highlight the rapid acceleration of long-term tech themes this year and explore expectations for 2021.

Carrying the lessons of 2020 into 2021

Carrying the lessons of 2020 into 2021

Head of US Fixed Income Greg Wilensky discusses the lessons learned in fixed income portfolios in 2020, and how they are likely to apply in the year ahead.